“Maggie of Coleraine”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1936 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: love courting beauty
Found in: Ireland


The singer praises Coleraine; it is the home of beautiful Maggie. He recalls meeting her by the Bann, and the various places he courted her. He hopes he will soon be able to meet her again

Cross references


  1. SHenry H657, p. 242, "Maggie of Coleraine" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9480
  3. BI, HHH657